UVU Women T6th After Day 1 of Red Rocks

Celeste Gish

March 3, 2012

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SEDONA, Ariz. -- With two players in the top 20, the Utah Valley University women's golf team in tied for sixth place after the opening round of the Red Rocks Invitational at Oakcreek Golf Club Saturday.

Jordyn Dougal fired an opening round 77 (+5) and is tied for 10th place, while Lynn-Marie Nagel (78) is tied for 15 and Celeste Gish is tied for (79) is tied for 26th.

"Jordyn had four birdies and played very mature golf," UVU golf coach Sue Nyhus said.

The Wolverines are in tied with Wyoming and are three shots back of fifth-Northern Arizona, and eight shots back of fourth-place Grand Canyon.

"We had three solid scores and that's the kind of golf I can see them playing and that's good," Nyhus said. "We've got to on getting more consistent in the No. 4 and No. 5 spots."

Eastern Michigan (+17) leads the tournament by four shots over Seattle, while Xavier is in third at +24.

Also for UVU, Brooke Bliss is tied for 88th and Hannah Herman is tied for 103rd. The tournament concludes Sunday with the final 18 holes.